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Merckx MX leader seatpost size(3 posts)

Merckx MX leader seatpost sizejvr-oclv
Feb 14, 2003 10:31 PM
Just got a 1992 Mx leader frame. Tried a 27.2 seat post and its to tight. Should I go down to 27.00 or 26.8. Anybody know the corret size?
Thanks
John
re: Merckx MX leader seatpost sizenelson
Feb 17, 2003 8:41 AM
27.2 is correct - the seat tube may need to be reamed a bit.
re: Merckx MX leader seatpost sizemarron
Feb 18, 2003 2:43 PM
I have an MX Leader from '96 and it takes a 27.2 Campy post. It is a snug fit, but a 27 would definitely be too small. You might try honing the seattube as was suggested earlier.